Sclerosing mediastinitis: findings on fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography.

Published on May 1, 1999in Clinical Nuclear Medicine6.587
· DOI :10.1097/00003072-199905000-00001
Muhammad Imran74
Estimated H-index: 74
(Tohoku University),
Kazuo Kubota43
Estimated H-index: 43
+ 7 AuthorsMasatoshi Itoh45
Estimated H-index: 45
Whole-body serial positron emission tomography scanning was done using fluorine-18 fluorodeoxygluclose (F-18 FDG) in a patient with a mediastinal mass. Uptake correlated well with the clinical symptoms and aggressiveness of the disease. Based on the F-18 FDG findings, a biopsy specimen was taken from the active region of the mass, which confirmed the diagnosis of sclerosing mediastinitis.
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